Cassandra Pinkney

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Founder and Executive Director, Eagle Academy Public Charter School

Washington, D.C.

Cassandra Pinkney, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, has over thirty years of experience in the education field. She served as the D.C. Public School System’s Early Childhood and Special Education Coordinator and earned her Masters in Early Childhood, Special Education and Human Development from George Washington University.

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Posted Oct. 7, 2016

An Open Letter to the NAACP & Black Lives Matter: We Are On the Same Team

Cassandra Pinkney, co-founder and executive director of Eagle Academy Public Charter School, authored this letter to the NAACP a few…

By Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted June 14, 2016

At This D.C. Charter School, a High Quality Education Means More Than Math and Reading

Tests like the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) exam are meant to test for academic…

By Joe Smith, Cassandra Pinkney

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

It Doesn’t Just Happen at Starbucks. Teachers Need Racial Bias Training Too.

Last week, two Black men were arrested for sitting in a Starbucks here in Philadelphia. They were waiting for a friend who arrived shortly after…

By Zachary Wright 

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Posted Apr. 19, 2018

ICE Took My Students’ Parents Away

In my classroom there is a poster that says, “Follow your dreams, believe in yourself and never give up.” This poster is more than some…

By Derek Voiles

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Posted Apr. 18, 2018

Here’s How We’re Giving Rich, White Families a Stealth School Voucher

Rich, mostly White homeowners are officially on welfare. I know. I was as surprised as you are. But millions of affluent homeowners filed their taxes…

By ShaRhonda Knott-Dawson

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